The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
UK / Scotland
Rank 98 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 0.15% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £420 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
+10.93% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
+161.90% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
772 1095 937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.59% 41.41% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 598 474
Median daily rate £363 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 15 23
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +121.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £33.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Blue Coat across the Scotland region.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +22 8 £420 - 2
Blue Coat
UK

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 10 (90.91%) CheckPoint
2 9 (81.82%) F5
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) BIG-IP
4 4 (36.36%) Fortinet
4 4 (36.36%) Intel Security
4 4 (36.36%) DNS
4 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
5 3 (27.27%) MPLS
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Information Security
6 2 (18.18%) Firewall
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Law
6 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) FortiGate
6 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (9.09%) CCSA
7 1 (9.09%) Web Services
7 1 (9.09%) Internet
7 1 (9.09%) CCIE
7 1 (9.09%) CCNP
7 1 (9.09%) CCNA
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (9.09%) ProxySG

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (36.36%) BIG-IP
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (27.27%) MPLS
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
1 5 (45.45%) Security Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Network Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Check Point Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Information Security
1 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
1 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCIE
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) CCSA
1 1 (9.09%) CCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) CheckPoint
2 9 (81.82%) F5
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) Fortinet
4 4 (36.36%) Intel Security
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Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
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ECS
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago